Noun(1) the imperial authority symbolized by a scepter(2) a ceremonial or emblematic staff
(1) Each was swathed in robes of black, and all carried the sceptre that befitted their station.(2) In her left hand she carries the sceptre of state; in her right the orb.(3) The roof is ornamented with three cherubs, representing England, Scotland and Ireland, supporting the royal crown and holding the sceptre , sword of state and ensign of knighthood.(4) imperial regalia of orb and sceptre(5) Room after room of the Armoury reveals incredible riches, including the imperial crown, mace and sceptre of the Tsars.(6) a blue worker's smock is his robe of office, his sceptre a venerable hoe(7) Already, there were tales last week of German beef being cut up in Ireland and repackaged for the supermarket shelves of this sceptred isle.(8) There are also excellent specimens of sceptered and reverse-sceptered (sometimes called castellated) quartz crystals.(9) We have it on no less an authority than the Foreign Secretary that this is the favourite dish of choice up and down these sceptred isles from whence the touring party was recruited.(10) As an act of humility, before a mass to which she had invited the poor, she gave the royal scepter to the most indigent and had the royal crown placed on his head.(11) The great emperor was revealed sitting on a throne, crowned and sceptered , and surprisingly well preserved.(12) This is the second disc in another excellent series devoted to the rich seam of British Light Overtures, an area in which the composers from this sceptred isle were extremely prolific.
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Different Formssceptre, sceptres
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